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Cheap Flights from San Francisco to Atlanta, GA, United States - SFO to ATL Last modified: May 26, 2016 1:43 PM

Popular flights from San Francisco to Atlanta Last modified: May 26, 2016 1:43 PM

We’ve got the inside scoop on finding the best time to fly for the best price. Not sure when to travel for your next vacation? Find details below on when-to-fly and when-to-buy.

Alaska Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 7, 2016 Sep 24, 2016 $424
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 21, 2016 Aug 26, 2016 $317
Frontier Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 7, 2016 Sep 21, 2016 $208
Sep 7, 2016 Sep 24, 2016 $208
Sep 10, 2016 Sep 24, 2016 $208
Sep 12, 2016 Sep 14, 2016 $208
Sep 14, 2016 Sep 23, 2016 $208
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 23, 2016 Aug 31, 2016 $296

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from San Francisco to Atlanta (SFO to ATL)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from San Francisco to Atlanta, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $299.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from San Francisco to Atlanta (SFO to ATL)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from San Francisco to Atlanta based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have discovered that the best days to book flights are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. Read our article to find more information about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should you book flights from San Francisco to Atlanta

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance a flight from San Francisco to Atlanta should be booked.

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $353 $372
7-14 days $323 $330
14-21 days $308 $345
21-30 days $338 $337
30-60 days $308 $333
60-90 days $258 $298
90+ days $208 $228

Cheapest Day To Fly from San Francisco to Atlanta

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding the cheapest days to fly from San Francisco to Atlanta.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$308 $296 $258 $330 $308 $286 $307

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from San Francisco to Atlanta

The chart below shows the lowest fare by month when flying from San Francisco to Atlanta.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May San Francisco Atlanta United 5/28/16 6/4/16 0 $365
June San Francisco Atlanta Frontier 6/10/16 6/15/16 0 $308
July San Francisco Atlanta Frontier 7/4/16 7/22/16 0 $308
August San Francisco Atlanta Frontier 8/24/16 8/31/16 0 $258
September San Francisco Atlanta Frontier 9/7/16 9/21/16 0 $208
October San Francisco Atlanta Frontier 10/3/16 10/22/16 0 $208
November San Francisco Atlanta American 11/5/16 11/8/16 1 $339
December San Francisco Atlanta American 12/6/16 12/9/16 1 $339

Cheapest Weekend Non-Stop Flights for the Next 30 Days from San Francisco to Atlanta

If you're ready to take a trip in the next 30 days and want to fly on the weekend, you might be wondering which weekend is the cheapest to fly. The chart below shows up-to-date data regarding weekend flight prices from San Francisco to Atlanta.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$383
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$383 $368
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$368 $338
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$338 $370
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
$370 $353
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
$353

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from San Francisco to Atlanta (SFO to ATL)

Your San Francisco to Atlanta flight can be significantly cheaper by choosing a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from San Francisco to Atlanta is $375.

The average price for non-stop flights from San Francisco to Atlanta is $291.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from San Francisco to Atlanta.

Nonstop Flight Details from San Francisco to Atlanta
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Delta 8 7 7 8 8 6 8 06:10 23:25
Frontier 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 09:36 09:36
United 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 10:43 22:40

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from San Francisco to Atlanta (SFO to ATL)

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from San Francisco to Atlanta. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from San Francisco to Atlanta is $183.

The average price for round trip flights from San Francisco to Atlanta is $365.

San Francisco to Atlanta Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is a direct flight from San Francisco to Atlanta?
Answer: The average San Francisco to Atlanta flight time is 4 hours and 44 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between San Francisco and Atlanta?
Answer: The distance from San Francisco to Atlanta is 2134 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from San Francisco to Atlanta?
Answer: There are 70 direct flights from San Francisco to Atlanta.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from San Francisco to Atlanta?
Answer: Delta Air Lines provides 74% of the non-stop flights between San Francisco and Atlanta.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from San Francisco to Atlanta?
Answer: Denver, CO

Airlines Flying from San Francisco to Atlanta (SFO to ATL) Number of flights searched: 250Last modified: May 26, 2016 1:43 PM

Below are the different airlines that fly from San Francisco to Atlanta with the average price of their plane tickets. Just remember that different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary of the next 30 days for flights from San Francisco to Atlanta.

San Francisco to Atlanta
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American PHX X X X X X X X
Alaska PDX X X X X X X X
Delta - X X X X X X X
Delta SLC X X X X X X X
Frontier - X X X X
Frontier CVG X X X X X X X
United - X X X X X X X
United ORD X X X X X X X
Southwest STL X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in San Francisco and Atlanta, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Cheap Domestic Flights from San Francisco - SFO

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
San Francisco to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $332
San Francisco to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, United, Virgin America $208
San Francisco to Charlotte American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, United $261
San Francisco to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, Frontier, United, Virgin America $109
San Francisco to Orlando American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $228
San Francisco to Nashville American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $413
San Francisco to Los Angeles American, Alaska, United, Virgin America $126
San Francisco to Birmingham American, Alaska, United $402
San Francisco to Houston American, Alaska, Frontier, United $208
San Francisco to Miami American, Alaska, Frontier, United $318
San Francisco to Washington American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $244
San Francisco to Knoxville American, Alaska, Frontier, United $244

Cheap Domestic Flights to Atlanta - ATL

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Sacramento to Atlanta American, Alaska, United $204
Oakland to Atlanta American, Alaska, Allegiant, Spirit, United $344
San Jose to Atlanta American, Alaska, United $317
Fresno to Atlanta American, Alaska, United $366
Reno to Atlanta American, Alaska, United $364
Monterey to Atlanta American, Alaska, United $456
San Luis Obispo to Atlanta American, United $691
Redding to Atlanta Alaska, United $761
Modesto to AtlantaCheck Dates
Santa Rosa to Atlanta American, Alaska Check Dates
Chico to AtlantaCheck Dates
San Jose to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $356
Oakland to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United $207
Sacramento to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $393
Oakland to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United $369
San Jose to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $287
Sacramento to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, United $291
Sacramento to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $330
Cheap Flights from San Francisco to Atlanta, GA, United States, from $208 Round trip from SFO to ATL